Kapitan Keling Mosque, George Town

Wander the serene grounds of Kapitan Keling Mosque to appreciate its Mhugal domes, arabesque arches, and ornate minaret. Built in 1801, the mosque was much expanded in the 1930s. Inside the airy interior you can see elegant calligraphy panes and stained-glass windows showing floral patterns. Tour guides can provide you with background information about Islam, the mosque's history, and its role in the local Indian community. Dress respectfully, ensuring that your arms and legs are covered before you enter this place of worship. Add Kapitan Keling Mosque and other attractions to your George Town trip itinerary using our George Town trip planner .
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  • Those who come back to the church will be very willing to explain that they are not going to be small and can be safely accepted, mainly to make the people know more about the Isis culture. It's not very big to go back to church, and in a circle about 15-20 minutes, you can take a break in the city, and you don't need to come specially.
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  • We were invited to go inside and have a tour. You are given robes to wear and I found the information very insightful into the Muslim faith. The guide was very friendil and accomodating.  more »
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  • An Iconic Mosque in the heart of Georgetown. Good management & also welcome to non muslim to visit. The will provide you proper clothing & ample of info's about the mosque
  • Being a prominent Islamic historic centre, it is part of the World Heritage Site of George Town. Strategic place with wide area. There's a mini tower in front of the mosque that you can use to see Georgetown city from the top. When I take wudhu, it's not usual get the water directly from pool 😂
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